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Rebecca ParrisYou Don't Know Me ... CD
Saying It With Jazz, 2007. Used ... $4.99
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VariousDance Mania – Ghetto Madness ... CD
Strut (UK), Mid 90s. New Copy ... $13.99
Strut Records takes another dip into the rich legacy of Dance Mania Records – one of the longer-lasting imprints on the Chicago house scene – and a label that continued to make lots of great music after others had given up! The focus here is on the later years of Dance Mania – a time when national and critical attention had shifted away from Windy City house, which only seemed to open things up even more – as the artists got even more experimental with their styles, and turned out some really amazing work! There's almost nothing here that seems aimed at the mainstream or the charts at all – and, if anything, the tracks seem to return to the darkest, spookiest styles of the early acid years – with a similar sort of sonic intensity. Titles include "The Groove" by Houz'mon, "Ghetto Booty" by Parris Mitchell, "Computer Sex" by DJ Funk, "Hit It" by Darien, "Computer Madness" by Steve Poindexter, "1112" by DJ Deeon, "Pump That Shit Up" by Jammin Gerald, "Bounce That Body" by Wax Master Maurice, "Give Me Ecstasy" by Paul Johnnson, and "Pump On The Floor" by Jammin Gerald. CD
Also available Dance Mania – Ghetto Madness (180 gram vinyl) ... LP 25.99

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✨✧ VariousDance Mania – Ghetto Madness (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Strut (UK), Mid 90s. New Copy 2LP ... $25.99
Strut Records takes another dip into the rich legacy of Dance Mania Records – one of the longer-lasting imprints on the Chicago house scene – and a label that continued to make lots of great music after others had given up! The focus here is on the later years of Dance Mania – a time when national and critical attention had shifted away from Windy City house, which only seemed to open things up even more – as the artists got even more experimental with their styles, and turned out some really amazing work! There's almost nothing here that seems aimed at the mainstream or the charts at all – and, if anything, the tracks seem to return to the darkest, spookiest styles of the early acid years – with a similar sort of sonic intensity. Titles include "The Groove" by Houz'mon, "Ghetto Booty" by Parris Mitchell, "Computer Sex" by DJ Funk, "Hit It" by Darien, "Computer Madness" by Steve Poindexter, "1112" by DJ Deeon, "Pump That Shit Up" by Jammin Gerald, "Bounce That Body" by Wax Master Maurice, "Give Me Ecstasy" by Paul Johnnson, and "Pump On The Floor" by Jammin Gerald. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Dance Mania – Ghetto Madness ... CD 13.99

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VariousHardcore Traxx – Dance Mania Records 1986 to 1997 ... CD
Strut (UK), Late 80s/1990s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $15.99 16.99
A massive overview of one of the longest-running house labels from Chicago – the crucial Dance Mania imprint, second only to Trax and DJ International for its huge run of talent! Dance Mania came into being a few years into the first wave of Chicago house, but also kept its dedication to the underground for a lot longer, too – and really helped a tremendous amount of young artists to hit the studio and get their chance at turning out a groove! The label was housed in the upstairs of Barney's Records – an important west side record store and one-stop – and it dedicated itself to tracks that were maybe a bit faster, simpler, and more direct than some of the other house in Chicago at the time – often with a great style of stripping things down to all their best elements, yet still keeping things warm and soulful overall. The package features great notes on the label – and on the great Ray Barney himself (we miss your store, Ray!) – and titles include "7 Ways (club)" by Hercules, "Crazy Wild" by Club Style, "Love Will Find A Way (club)" by Victor Romeo, "Toxic Waste (club)" by Tim Harper, "I'm So Deep" by Vincent Floyd, "Falling (Armando's house mix)" by 326, "Da Bomb" by DJ Deeon, "Ghetto Shout Out" by Parris Mitchell, "Hit It From The Back" by Traxmen & Eric Martin, "The Original Video Clash – Video Class 2 (street mix)" by DJ Funk, "Feel My MF Bass" by Paul Johnson, and "Work Out" by Top Cat. 2CD set features 24 tracks in all! CD

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VariousSoul Of Spanish Harlem – Beautiful Soul Music From The Heart Of New York's Spanish Harlem ... CD
Fania/BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
One of the hippest sets we've ever seen on Spanish Harlem – a collection that goes way past the Latin Soul hits, to dig deep in the uptown underground at the end of the 60s! The package is compiled with gems from the Fania catalog, but rally moves past the obvious – going for some of the more obscure artists who recorded singles for some of the smaller Fania-held labels – and often focusing on tunes that drew more from late 60s soul and funk than they did from any Latin rhythms of the time. The singers are especially wonderful – and often hit a vibe that's right up there with some of Joe Bataan's best of the period – richly soulful, but often deeply personal too – never as polished as chart soul, and often showing a grittier, more realistic style that's totally great – especially when mixed with instrumentation as tight as this! Titles include "Reflections Of My Life" by 125th Street Candy Store, "On Old Broadway" by 107th Street Stickball Team, "Don't Be Afraid" by Lebron Brothers, "Central Park" by Harvey Averne Dozen, "Heaven" by Tito Ramos, "Your Smile" by Parris, "Some Lonely Heart" by Ronnie Marks, "There's No Girl" by Olivieri, "Maria Maria" by King Nando, "Already Satisfied" by Tony Middleton & Bobby Matos, "Nitty Boo Boo" by The Nitty Sextette, "Lonely Has Been My Day" by Ralphie & The Latin Lovers, "I'm Gonna Leave You" by Russell Cohen & The New Yorkers, and "Ain't No Big Thing" by Ralfi Pagan. CD

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✨✧ VariousBrunswick & Dakar 12" Singles Collection Vol 2 – The Big Throwdown ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Wonderful work from the later years of Brunswick Records – a time when the company briefly re-emerged as a surprising force on the hipper dancefloors of the time – thanks to a great run of funky club, soulful disco, and seminal boogie tracks! Brunswick didn't issue many albums at the time – and they were quite far from their hit years of the early 70s – but their 12" output from the period is wonderful, and way more than just the usual throwaway work for the discos – done with a real sense of quality, and a devotion to both funk and soul undercurrents that really keep things strong. Volume 2 has tracks that are even more obscure than volume 1 – with titles that include vocal and instrumental versions of "Stay Away From Me" by Satin Dream, vocal and instrumental versions of "The Big Throwdown" by South Bronx, "Never Take Your Love" and "Can't Let Go" by Parris, "I'm So Glad I Got You" and "Another Time Another Place" by Persuaders, and the tracks "Got To Be Free", "Strut Your Stuff", "Waiting For Your Love", and "I Like What You're Doing To Me" by Young & Company. CD

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✨✧ VariousMagnum Opus 2 ... CD
Universal (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A cheesy looking package and name, but a nice selection of dancefloor tunes from the 70s and early 80s! More than a few of these are familiar ones – but also oddly hard to find on reissue, especially in the extended versions included on this package. The orientation is towards tunes that have a smoother groove – a bit of disco, a bit of club, and a bit of modern soul, with slight touches of funk from time to time. Titles include "Let's Have Some Fun (12" mix)" by The Bar-Kays, "Wanted Dead or Alive (extended)" by Voices Of East Harlem, "Let's Get Serious" by Jermain Jackson, "IOU (12" version)" by Freeze, "You Can't Hide Your Love From Me (Larry Levan rmx)" by David Joseph, "Seventh Heaven (Larry Levan mix)" by Gwen Guthrie, "Hip Hop Be Bop Don't Stop" by Man Parris, "Trapped (12" mix)" by Colonel Abrams, "Magic Touch (12" original)" by Loose Ends, "Last Dance (12" extended)" by Donna Summer, "Spread Love" by Al Hudson & The Soul Partners, "Spacer (12" extended)" by Sheila B & Devotion, "Behind The Groove (12" mix)" by Teena Marie, and "Get It Up For Love (12" version)" by Tata Vega. CD has 20 tracks on 2 CDs! CD
 
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Tony Deangelis, Matthew Parrish, Jim Ridl et alEverybody's Song Vols 1 & 2 ... CD
TAJ, 2005. Used ... $2.99
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✨✧ EPMDStrictly Business (remastered) ... CD
Priority, 1988. Used ... $4.99
EPMD's incredible full length debut – straight up classic hip hop that gave the genre a whole new twist. Bottom heavy funked up Long Island hip hop with what was considered slow flow rhymes at the time, and Erick and Parrish's take on funky samples that managed to bring together hard to get breaks and commercial cuts in an age when you could have both street appeal and indie cred. With the classic cuts "It's My Thing", "You Gots To Chill", "Strictly Business", "You're A Customer", "Get Off The Bandwagon" and "I'm Housin'", plus "So Let The Funk Flow", "The Steve Martin", "DJ K La Boss" and "Jane". CD

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K-SoloTimes Up ... LP
Atlantic, 1992. Near Mint- ... $43.99
Second album from our favorite Hit Squad member K Solo. If you think of him, Das EFX, Keith Murray, and Redman, EPMD have gone a long way towards fostering a pretty dope crew of second generation rappers. Like the first LP, signature Errick and Parrish beats rumble along nicely under K-Solo's letterman rhyme style. 11 tracks on this single LP version, including "I Can't Hold It Back", "Letterman", "Premonition Of A Black Prisoner", "Sneak Tip", "The Baby Doesn't Look Like Me", "Who's Killin' Who?" and "King Of The Mountain". LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo copy in a plain white sleeve.)

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✨✧ Man ParrishHip Hop, Be Bop (Don't Stop) (5:36, 4:00, 3:11) ... 12-inch
Rams Horn, 1982. Good ... $5.99
A classic electro groove – and one of the tracks that's a contender for the origin of the word "hip hop"! A very nice groove with an early Arthur Baker feel, and the kind of cut that we slept on during the 80s, but which sounds totally great today! 3 different edits. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Rams Horn sleeve, with moderate wear, staining, a sticker remnant and some small tears.)

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Paul ParrishForest Of My Mind (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Music Factory/Now Sounds (UK), 1968. New Copy ... $13.99
A pretty incredible bit of late 60s psych pop by singer-songwriter Paul Parrish – and with quite a bit of funk in the mix, thanks in no small part to the Detroit session players – with arrangements by Mike Theodore and Dennis Coffey! Paul Parrish never became a household name, but he's hugely talented – with a big vocal presence here, and he wrote most of the songs himself – save for a couple nicely chosen covers of Lennon-McCartney and Holland-Dozier-Holland gems. The arrangements are fantastic, with swirling strings, jazz funk flute and other adventurous touches. Titles include "English Sparrows", "Suzanne", the trippy "Walking In The Forrest (Of My Mind)", "Tiny Alice", "Morning Train", "Flowers In The Park", "The White Birds (Return To Warm Seas)", "I Can't Help Myself" and more. 2 bonus tracks on this CD version from Now Sounds UK – mono versions of "Walking In The Forrest (Of My Mind)" and "The White Birds (Return To Warm Seas)". CD

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✨✧ VariousOld School Jams – The History Lesson ... CD
SPG, 1970s/1980s/1990s. Used 2CD ... $9.99
Features tracks by Times Social Club, New Edition, Gwen Guthrie, Indeep, Midnight Star, Man Parrish, Mary Jane Girls, Doug E Fresh, Cameo, Rick James, and others. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousTheo Parrish – Black Jazz Signature – Black Jazz Records 1971 to 1975 ... CD
Black Jazz/Snow Dog (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 18.99
Theo Parrish takes on the music of Black Jazz Records – yet somehow manages to make the whole thing come across with a cosmic groove that's all his own! By that, we don't mean that Theo's messing with the cuts – just that his mix here really highlights the more expansively electric and rhythmically angular elements of the label's classic catalog – sounds that are clearly an inspiration for a huge number of 21st Century musicians and producer – not just Parrish himself! There's a richly spiritual vibe to the whole set – and the collection is easily one of the best presentations of the Black Jazz label we've ever heard – stunning from start to finish. Cuts include "My Favorite Things" by Gene Russell, "Those Who Chant" by Walter Bishop, "Jupiter" and "Convulsions" by The Awakening, "Trance Dance" by Doug Carn, "Time & Space" by Rudolph Johnson, "Criss Cross" and "BE" by Calvin Keys, and "Blue Bossa" by Walter Bishop Jr. CD

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Marcos Valle1985 (Theo Parrish SS translation)/Prefixo (Daz I Kue bloodfire rmx) ... 12-inch
Far Out (UK), New Copy ... Late March, 2015 (delayed)
12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ EPMDBusiness As Usual (original pressing) ... CD
Def Jam, 1992. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
While this is probably the weakest of the 4 albums EPMD cut before busting up, that shouldn't lead you to believe it's weak. This third LP finds Erick and Parrish still repping Long Island with their signature boom bap beats and slow flow rhyme style. Maybe you didn't get open open on this one right out of the box, but looking back cuts like "Rap Is Outta Control", "Give The People", "Gold Digger" and "Manslaughter" stand up as classic EPMD. 14 tracks in all, with a lot less filler than just about any album that's been released recently, this set also includes "Rampage", "Underground", "Hardcore", "Mr Bozack", "Funky Piano", "Brothers On My Jock", "For My People" and more. CD

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✨✧ EPMDBusiness Never Personal ... CD
Def Jam/Rush, 1992. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The final LP of the first round of EPMD, and the hardest to get on vinyl since it's not been made available in multiple pressings or reissues. 11 tracks of the LI hardcore boom bap with Eric and Parrish reppin' the East coast in fine style over their patented bass heavy trunk rattling beats. Non stop head nodders from start to finish including "Boon Dox", "Nobody's Safe Chump", "Can't Hear Nothing But The Music", "Chill", "Headbanger", "Scratch Bring It Back (Part 2 - Mic Doc)", "Cummin' At Cha", "It's Going Down", "Who Killed Jane", "Play The Next Man" and "Crossover". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ AzymuthLight As A Feather (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Milestone/Far Out (UK), 1979. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of Azymuth's best-remembered albums from their American years on Milestone – a really killer classic that beautifully blends Brazilian and American styles of fusion! There's a simple, elegant feel to these tunes that takes off nicely from the group's previous album for Atlantic in Brazil – a pushing forward of the soulful sides of their style, but with just the right blend of quirkier elements as well – one that still keeps the edge of the early years, yet helps the group reach out with a wonderfully warm sound! Most tracks are quite spare, and without any too-smooth polishing in production – and titles include the classic "Jazz Carnival", a funky fusion classic if there ever was one – plus "Light As A Feather", "Avenida Das Manguerias", "This Exists", "Partido Alto", "Dona Olimpia", "Amazonia", and "Young Embrace". CD also features four bonus tracks – "Jazz Carnival (full original mix)", "Avenida Das Manguerias (SS translation by Theo Parrish)", "Jazz Carnival (Yambee rework by Ashley Beedle & Yam Who)", and "Codsall Juniors" by Mark E. CD
(Remixed and remastered version – with better sound than ever!)

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✨✧ Theo ParrishAmerican Intelligence ... CD
Sound Signature, 2014. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
The first proper album from Detroit club genius Theo Parrish in years – a set that has Theo working way at the top of his game – doing conscious club music, but imbued with a compelling mood and artful quality, all while never undercutting the floor-shaking rhythmic sensibility of the music! There's a relatively spare quality to much of the set that makes it all the more interesting – not a single misplaced beat, note, or bit of vocal to be found – and even the longest jams are perfectly lean, but really have a way of keeping things changing up in this really great way. As longtime fans of Theo Parrish, we find it pretty damn rewarding that he continues his creative reign a good couple of decades into his career. CD version features 17 tracks on 2CDs: "Footwork", "Cypher Delight", "Ah" feat Marcellus Pittman, Ideeyah & Duminie Deporres, "Make No War", "Creepcake", "Drive", "Fallen Funk", "Be In Yo Self" feat Ideeyah & Duminie Deporres and "Helmut Lampshade", "Tympanic Warfare", "There Here", "Thug Irony", "Enjoy Watching You" with feat Sass & Ruby, "Life Spice" and more. CD

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✨✧ VariousTheo Parrish – Black Jazz Signature (unmixed) ... LP
Black Jazz/Snow Dog (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy 2 LPs Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Theo Parrish takes on the music of Black Jazz Records – yet somehow manages to make the whole thing come across with a cosmic groove that's all his own! By that, we don't mean that Theo's messing with the cuts – just that his selection here really highlights the more expansively electric and rhythmically angular elements of the label's classic catalog – sounds that are clearly an inspiration for a huge number of 21st Century musicians and producer – not just Parrish himself! There's a richly spiritual vibe to the whole set – and the collection is easily one of the best presentations of the Black Jazz label we've ever heard – stunning from start to finish. The LP features a dozen Black Jazz tracks, all unmixed – and titles include "My Favorite Things" by Gene Russell, "Those Who Chant" by Walter Bishop, "Jupiter" and "Convulsions" by The Awakening, "Trance Dance" by Doug Carn, "Time & Space" by Rudolph Johnson, "Criss Cross" and "BE" by Calvin Keys, and "Blue Bossa" by Walter Bishop Jr. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Theo Parrish – Black Jazz Signature – Black Jazz Records 1971 to 1975 ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Theo ParrishAmerican Intelligence (3LP set) ... LP
Sound Signature, 2014. New Copy 3LP ... Out Of Stock
The first proper album from Detroit club genius Theo Parrish in years – a set that has Theo working way at the top of his game – doing conscious club music, but imbued with a compelling mood and artful quality, all while never undercutting the floor-shaking rhythmic sensibility of the music! There's a relatively spare quality to much of the set that makes it all the more interesting – not a single misplaced beat, note, or bit of vocal to be found – and even the longest jams are perfectly lean, but really have a way of keeping things changing up in this really great way. As longtime fans of Theo Parrish, we find it pretty damn rewarding that he continues his creative reign a good couple of decades into his career. 3LP vinyl version features 9 classic level numbers, with no more than 2 jams on per side: "Footwork", "Cypher Delight", "Ah" feat Marcellus Pittman, Ideeyah & Duminie Deporres, "Make No War", "Creepcake", "Drive", "Fallen Funk", "Be In Yo Self" feat Ideeyah & Duminie Deporres and "Helmut Lampshade". LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes in a great tri-fold sleeve, too!)
 
 
 



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